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Author Chandran, Mini, author

Title The writer, the reader and the state : literary censorship in India / Mini Chandran
Published New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE Publications, 2017
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Contents Cover; Contents; Preface; Introduction: Besieged Wordsand Strategies of Control; 1 The Writer and the State:The Indian Literary Tradition; 2 Censorship Laws and Colonial Roots; 3 Banned in India: Books Denied to Indian Readers; 4 The Bhasha Fights: Censorship inRegional Languages; 5 Of Shame and Silence:The Emergency 1975-77; 6 The 'Democratization' of Censorship:Books and the Indian Public; Index; About the Author
Summary This book offers a comprehensive account of the censorship of literature in India since Independence and the recent trends in literature banning
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Authors and readers -- India -- History
Books and reading -- India -- History
Censorship -- India -- History
Indic literature (English) -- Censorship
Indic literature -- Censorship
Intellectual freedom -- India
Authors and readers.
Books and reading.
Intellectual freedom.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017025342
ISBN 9386446081 (Web PDF)
938644609X (E-Pub 2.0)
9789386446084 (Web PDF)
9789386446091 (E-Pub 2.0)
(print ; alk. paper)